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“That Wall”

It was 20 years ago, on June 12, 1987, that Ronald Reagan issued a challenge to Mikhail Gorbachev: “There is one sign the Soviets can make that would be unmistakable, ...
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A Pair for History

On the day after Christmas 2006, 30 years after he lost his only presidential bid, Gerald R. Ford, the nation’s 38th president, was called home. At age 93 and five ...
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The Quiet Issue

Last weekend my wife and I and four kids were walking around Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. A group of women handed out Kerry-Edwards stickers. We tried to politely avoid them. ...
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Curious Namedropping

John Kerry continues to invoke the name of Ronald Reagan when criticizing what he calls George W. Bush’s “go it alone” use of force. Kerry’s decision to name-drop Reagan is ...